He gave Congress six months to come up with a new program.
Almost 800,000 teens and young adults who were brought to this country as young children without any knowledge or say trusted us. “However, a repeal or roll-back of DACA would harm the economy and cost the USA government a significant amount of lost tax revenue”, the study reads.
The Trump administration several times Tuesday referred to President Barack Obama’s use of executive authority to pass DACA as vulnerable to legal challenges. NY and Washington had already threatened lawsuits to preserve the program, which the Trump administration plans to end in six months.
Luis Gomez, an Illinois Institute of Technology student, said he never thought higher education would be possible as a child brought to the country illegally from Mexico as an 11-year-old. “I have to deal with the situation today – that we have 15,000 DACA kids in Kansas, and that immigration is a top issue in southwest Kansas”, he said.
“We’d like to have confidence that Congress will actually do their job”, said Sanders.
“To target these young people is wrong – because they have done nothing wrong”, he wrote.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson released this statement: “Congress should protect these young people while also working toward stronger measures to secure our borders and enforce our immigration laws going forward”, the statement said. This bill is sponsored by Congressman Carlos Curbelo of Florida.